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Indiana Center for Assisted Living

Representing the targeted interests of Indiana’s assisted living and independent living communities.

INCAL Mission

To advance the quality, value and professionalism of assisted living and independent living in Indiana for the benefit of their residents and communities.


Established in 1998, the Indiana Center for Assisted Living (INCAL) is the assisted living division of the Indiana Health Care Association (IHCA). INCAL includes a diverse mix of different ownership structures, sizes, scopes, locations and service arrays. INCAL provides information, education, consultation and advocacy to members, including regulatory guidance on all of the issues of interest to assisted living and independent living communities throughout the state.

INCAL members are entitled to receive full membership services, as well as the services of the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and its assisted living partner, the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL).


COVID-19 Information Hub

We are closely monitoring the news and guidance concerning COVID-19 and are working with the Governor’s office, the Indiana State Department of Health and AHCA/NCAL, to ensure our member providers receive the necessary guidance to care for the most vulnerable Hoosiers during this public health emergency. Visit our COVID-19 information hub daily to access the latest updates.


How Can INCAL Help You?

Thought Leadership

Thought leadership on issues impacting assisted living and independent living communities issues, and the role of these communities in the care continuum.

Guidance & Education

Guidance and education to assisted living and independent living members aimed at improving operations and residents’ experiences.

Advocacy Services

Advocacy services to influence legislation and rulemaking impacting assisted living and independent living communities.

Upcoming Events


2020 Virtual Assisted Living Conference

November 2, 2020 12:00 am - November 13, 2020 12:00 am

Join us this November to gather insights from industry leaders on key issues and trends impacting the assisted living sector.

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NAB HFA/RCA Exam Prep Session November [Virtual]

November 4, 2020 8:00 am - November 4, 2020 4:00 pm

This session is available to those who have/will soon complete their AIT and are ready to get the exams completed.

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Fearless in the Face of Crisis


Ultimate playbook for leaders to help them effortlessly lead their aging services organization through any crisis.

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Interested in joining INCAL?

For membership information, contact Katie Niehoff at